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Hunting Gear Checklist for Big Game
Posted on: 01/26/17
Big game hunting needs some amount of seriousness. Planning is necessary due to the risks involved like high altitude, cold weather, exhaustion and fatigue, and attacks from wild animals. Some of the necessary hunting equipment needed in the field to hunt bear, caribou, moose, elk, and more is listed as well as equipment needed to transport and preserve your trophy...

Moose Hunting Tips & Techniques
Posted on: 01/26/17

Moose are the largest of the deer family with seven different sub-species recognized in the world, four of which inhabit North America. They are the Alaskan, Shiras, Canadian and Yukon moose. Generally speaking, an area which includes both young trees and swampy lakes would be considered prime moose country. Here are some good tips and techniques for hunting these big game trophies...

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Hunter Education and Safety Programs

It's that time again and most states have started their mandatory Hunter Education Programs and / or their Safety Education Programs for the 2017 season. Classes are held in several areas and dates throughout your state. Click on the state you want and scroll down to Hunter Education. All hunters must attend or have attended these programs in order to hunt this spring and/or fall...

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Minnesota Boaters Urged to get Educated Before Season Begins
Posted on: 03/22/17

The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) along with state, federal and nonprofit partners are encouraging boaters to enroll in a boating education course prior to the kickoff of the 2017 boating season. During the week of March 19-25, as part of...

Minnesota Catch-and-release Summer Walleye Season Opens May 13 for Mille Lacs Lake
Posted on: 03/22/17

Catch-and-release only regulations needed to rebuild Mille Lacs Lake’s walleye population will again be in effect when anglers hit the water on Saturday, May 13. The 2017 walleye season on Mille Lacs is scheduled to run through Monday, Sept. 4. In addition to the...

Missouri Angler Hooks State Record Skipjack Herring
Posted on: 03/22/17

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that Ben Faulkenberry of Imperial became the most recent record-breaking angler in Missouri when he hooked a skipjack herring on Joachim Creek in Jefferson County using a rod and reel. The new “pole and line” record skipjack herring caught by...

Montana Encourage Boaters to Enroll in a Boating Education Course
Posted on: 03/22/17

The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks encourage boaters to enroll in a boating education course prior to the kickoff of the boating season. In addition, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will be offering these boating classes...

Nevada Big Game Tag Application Open Through April 17
Posted on: 03/22/17

The Nevada big game tag application process is now open. Your application must be received by Monday April 17, 2017 (11 p.m. for online applications and 5 p.m. for paper applications) to be eligible for the drawing. Hunters can review hunt choices online with...

Utah Shed Antler Hunting Opens April 1
Posted on: 03/22/17

If you're itching to get out and collect Utah antlers that fell off the heads of deer, elk and moose this winter, you must wait until April 1 to scratch that itch. Also, if you want to gather antlers between April 1 and April 15, you must...

New Catch & Release State Record Fish Category For Wisconsin Anglers in 2017
Posted on: 03/22/17

A new live release record fish program being rolled out by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources aims to end the dilemma and provide anglers with the win-win satisfaction of achieving a state record and a successful live release. The new program is...